Executive Team

Paul J. Taubman

Paul J. Taubman

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Paul J. Taubman is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PJT Partners, a global advisory-focused investment bank.

Since its founding in 2014, PJT Partners has become one of the fastest growing and most respected advisory firms.

Prior to founding PJT Partners, Mr. Taubman spent nearly 30 years at Morgan Stanley where he served in a series of increasingly senior positions, including as executive vice president and Co-President of Institutional Securities, with responsibility for all of the firm’s investment banking, capital markets, and sales and trading businesses. Throughout his career, he has advised companies and Boards on many of the largest and most complex strategic transactions around the globe.

Mr. Taubman serves in a leadership role on numerous philanthropic efforts including Board President of New York Cares, New York City’s largest volunteer organization; Vice Chairman of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Board Member of the Partnership for New York City; Advisory Council member at the Stanford Graduate School of Business; National Advisory Board member of Youth, Inc.; and Trustee of the Foundation for Empowering Citizens with Autism.

Mr. Taubman received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.